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Raising VAT was 'unavoidable choice'

The Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander tells Jeremy Paxman that raising VAT was an "unavoidable choice" for the government. But his Labour shadow Liam Byrne says the budget will mean more unemployment and slower growth.

Broadcast on Tuesday 22 June.


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